States Of Nature

States Of Nature

Conserving Canada's Wildlife In The Twentieth Century

Book - 2006
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States of Nature is one of the first books to trace the development of Canadian wildlife conservation from its social, political, and historical roots. While noting the influence of celebrity conservationists such as Jack Miner and Grey Owl, Tina Loo emphasizes the impact of ordinary people on the evolution of wildlife management in Canada. She also explores the elements leading up to the emergence of the modern environmental movement, ranging from the reliance on and practical knowledge of wildlife demonstrated by rural people to the more aloof and scientific approach of state-sponsored environmentalism.

Publisher: Vancouver : Univ Of Brit Columbia Pr, 2006
ISBN: 9780774812900
0774812907
Characteristics: 280 p.

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